Books similar to Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health
EPISODE 1: MEET JOE
It's so delicious, he says, he served it at his own wedding. Add the mushrooms and cook until the onions are limp and the mushrooms give up their liquid. Remove them to a large bowl with a slotted spoon and leave the mushroom liquid in the pan. Add them and any liquid to the vegetable bowl. Drain the silken tofu by wrapping in paper towels. Break it up directly in the towel and mix into the vegetable bowl.
Both swimmers, we crossed paths at many a meet — as young teens and later as collegiate rivals Rip was always far more accomplished than I. During the early stages of my transition to a plant-based diet, I vividly recall perusing Facebook when I stumbled upon Rip, who just happened to be on the precipice of publishing his first book on the very subject I was attempting to master. Today, Rip finally joins the podcast to share that knowledge, experience and inspiration with you — a hotly anticipated master course on the incredible power of a whole-food, plant-based diet to prevent and reverse disease, promote optimal health, and fuel your athletic dreams. Educated at the University of Texas at Austin, Rip was a three-time All-American swimmer before spending a decade as one of the premier professional triathletes in the world. Rip left his job as a firefighter in to team up with Whole Foods Market as one of their Healthy Eating Partners to raise awareness for Whole Foods employees, customers and communities about the benefits of eating a plant-strong diet.
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Rip Esselstyn Is PLANTSTRONG! (And Why You Should Be Too)
Rip Esselstyn born , a former firefighter and triathlete , is an American health activist and food writer. Esselstyn is known as an advocate of a whole food , plant-based diet , one that omits meat, fish, eggs, dairy and processed foods. His father, surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn , is one of the early promoters of a whole foods, plant-based diet in the prevention and reversal of heart disease. Esselstyn attended the University of Texas at Austin on a swimming scholarship from While he grew up eating the standard American diet, Esselstyn switched to a whole-foods plant-based diet in , cutting out meat, fish, eggs and dairy. He says he avoids the word " vegan " in case it discourages people, and believes that "plant strong" sounds healthier and more inclusive.
The acclaimed documentary, Forks Over Knives, had me at the first frame. I was locked into the message of the film as soon as it began. That was almost five years ago. I loved the film so much, that I saw it four nights in a row. And, each time, I kept learning more and more. One of the things that I loved best about the film was the interactions between physicians Alona Pulde and Matt Lederman, and their patients. Pulde and Lederman to be my physicians!